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Oughterard Trails Festival highlights the beauty and culture of Connemara

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This year’s Oughterard Trails Festival runs from June 15 to 17, highlighting the rugged beauty of Connemara by showcasing the wonderful walks, scenery and the heritage of this unique area.

Cloosh Valley fire inspires Merlin College students in Junk Kouture competition

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Transition year students from Merlin College have made it through to the regional finals of the prestigious Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition, with its entry ‘Wildfire’, inspired by the fires in the Cloosh Valley, Connemara.

Time to catch the firestarters

Imagine 2040 — and how much will have changed.

City air pollution was fives times permitted limit as Cloosh Valley fire devastates forest and wildlife

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Recently-installed air monitoring devices deployed in the city revealed last evening that a level FIVE times the normal rate of air pollution was exceeded on Tuesday evening when the city was engulfed in clouds of smoke from the devastating wildfire at Cloosh Valley in Connemara.

Who started the fire that destroyed a generation of trees?

Imagine 2040 — and how much will have changed.

Deliberately set gorse fires blamed for Cloosh Valley catastrophe

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The fire in Cloosh Valley near Oughterard, which has destroyed more than 1,000 hectares of forestry is believed to have originated from deliberately set gorse fires, which subsequently spread into Coillte owned forestry.

Efforts to fight Galway forest fire continue but extensive damage already caused

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Helicopters, the fire brigade, and the Air-Corps, are being deployed to fight the massive fire at Cloosh Valley forest, near Oughterard, that is threatening thousands of acres of forest, moorland and wildlife, having already caused extensive damage.

 

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